A reconnaissance and advance team for the establishment of Military Command and Control Centre (MCCC) for ‘Operation Zaman Lafiya’ for the fight against terrorism and insurgency has moved to Maiduguri, Borno State.

This is in compliance with the Presidential pronouncement and the Chief of Army Staff’s directive.

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The team, which is led by a Two-Star General, has already commenced work in earnest and it is comprised of elements of the Office of the Chief of Army Staff, all the relevant Army Headquarters Departments and other combat support components.

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The Centre, according to the Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sanni Usman, will serve as a forward command base for the Chief of Army Staff and other Service Chiefs.

He added that the Military Command Centre is essentially an elaboration of an already existing Army Headquarters Command and Control arrangement which will monitor, coordinate and control the fight against terrorism and insurgency would be coordinated and controlled from this centre.

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He also said that an alternate command centre is also being established in Yola.